Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - 85 km northwest of Port-Vila, Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu, on Sunday, 6 September 2020 at 03:10 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 6 Sep 2020 03:10:39 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.1172°S / 167.851°E (Coral Sea, Vanuatu)
Nearest volcano: North Vate (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km (53 mi) NW of Port Vila (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SSE of Norsup (pop: 3,000) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) SSE of Luganville (pop: 13,400) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) SSE of Port-Olry (pop: 1,950) --> See nearby quakes!
309 km (192 mi) NNW of Isangel (pop: 1,440) --> See nearby quakes!
362 km (225 mi) S of Sola (pop: 1,170) --> See nearby quakes!
417 km (259 mi) NNE of Fayaoué (New Caledonia) (pop: 4,410) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) SSE of Malakula Island (pop: 22,900) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSW of Paama Island (pop: 1,630) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||10 km||84 Km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu||USGS|
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